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1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise

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    Stop At: Sea Darwin, Stokes Hill Road Dock 2, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    Cruise Darwin Harbour, a waterway alive with history, marine habitat and cultural significance. From shipwrecks to dolphins to hippies and crocodiles, explore Darwin from a different perspective. Officially a working harbor, the waters of Darwin share the comings and goings of cruise liners, supply ships and HMAS Coonawarra, with a plethora of sea animals and birds nurtured by healthy feeding grounds of sea grasses and mangroves. Surviving bombing raids during WW2 and the ravages of cyclones, Darwin Harbour is rich in both western history and aboriginal culture. Keep a close look out for wildlife and mammals - you are often rewarded!

    This Darwin Harbour adventure cruise is an eco experience which varies from day to day and season to season. The local crew use the tides, the weather and the season to showcase harbor activity. As you cruise Darwin Harbour you will explore the unique diversity and dimension of the Harbour, taking in the habitat, history and intrigue of what is happening on the day. Visitors will experience the sounds and sights of a city harbor abounding with contemporary interest, drenched in history and with an unparalleled tropical marine habitat. This Darwin Harbour adventure cruise goes where the other boats don’t go, giving you and up close and personal experience with the real Darwin Harbour.  

    Things you might be able to see while on your cruise include:
    • An interactive tour of a mangrove waterway
    • A visit to a crocodile trap
    • The sight of a watery grave of at least one shipwreck
    • The historic Esplanade area, where the presence of saltwater people, colonials, Chinese, and hippies of the 1970’s have made their mark
    • Harbor landmarks including where the telegraph cable from London came ashore
    • Occasionally sight dolphins and other tropical marine life

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    45 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Harbor cruise
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Day was hot but being on the water was pleasant. Interesting commentary and enjoyable interaction with both our knowledgeable cruise leaders. Try the crocodile spread on a cracker.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank redrockblue
    SeaDarwin, Owner at Sea Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Redrock, thanks for posting a review. We agree that Darwin is hot at the moment and that it is pleasant being out on the water with natural air-conditioning. Cheers for trying the crocodile!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great hour journey on the water, father and daughter team good commentary of Darwin mangrove history.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 576markd
    SeaDarwin, Owner at Sea Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review, Jim and Georgia must have been the crew! We appreciate your kind words.

    Reviewed 2 September 2019

    This was a great 1 hour cruise! Our host was a long time local and he took us around many 'off the beaten track' places and explained the role of the functioning harbour ie what you see in the distance from Stokes Wharf. We also...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Deeks015
    SeaDarwin, Owner at Sea Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2019

    Cheers Deeks, thankyou for choosing to cruise with us. We're glad that you enjoyed your time.

    Reviewed 17 August 2019

    Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Very informative (particularly the mangrove area) and entertaining by Georgia and Jim. What a great team!! I would highly recommend this cruise. Thankyou!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank mangrovesgalore
    Reviewed 13 August 2019

    This is possibly one of the best value and most informative short trips I have done. Jim and Georgia were an absolute delight, super knowledgeable and very laid back. Great photo opportunities and I would have happily spent another hour seeing more! Booking was very...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Nicola R
    SeaDarwin, Owner at Sea Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

    Hi Nicola, Thanks so much, it's fantastic that you were motivated to post such a wonderful review. We appreciate the effort, and thankyou also for choosing to cruise with us.

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    12 July 2019|
    Response from SeaDarwin | Property representative |
    Hi Monica, we have live availability on both Trip Advisor and our website.
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    Hi Veronika, we have real time availability on both Trip Advisor and our website.
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